Tag Archives: Bichigae

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – CEREMONIAL ROBES – WONSAM AND NOEUI

WONSAM (원삼) Wonsam is a ceremonial overcoat worn by female members of the royal family, court ladies (sang goong), wives of high-ranking governmental officials and on the special occasion of their wedding also by women living outside the palace during the Joseon Dynasty. It’s been also called a daeui (big clothing), daesu (wide sleeves) and jangsam (long clothing). The queen, princess consort, and consort to the first son […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JEWELRY & ORNAMENTS SPECIAL EDITION PART 2 – DWIKKOJI AND BICHIGAE

HAIR ORNAMENTS Hair ornaments, when adorning oneself, were considered very important to women in Korea. In Joseon period, hair ornaments flourished into distinguished characteristics and developed into various forms of ornaments. Hair ornaments were worn to show women’s exquisite and modest beauty. Its various forms include hairpin, ornamental hairpin, hair-parting implement, hair ribbon, crown like headpiece, […]